A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles) on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:48:41 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6684 West, latitude -30.1975 South, depth = 29.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tqs. Id of event: us20008tqs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.46 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 00:48:41 / March 14, 2017 @ 12:48 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 105 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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